Dorothy Lofthouse

Female1814–5 February 1860

Brief Life History of Dorothy

When Dorothy Lofthouse was born in 1814, in Dallowgill, Yorkshire, England, her father, Ralph Lofthouse, was 45 and her mother, Margaret Mary Proctor, was 37. She married William Farnill on 20 May 1839, in Harrogate, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Knaresborough, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851. She died on 5 February 1860, in Hillsborough, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 46, and was buried in Harrogate, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

William Farnill
Dorothy Lofthouse
Marriage: 20 May 1839
Mary Farnill
Margaret Farnell
William Farnell
Thomas Farnill
Elizabeth Ann Farnill
Jane Farnill
Thomas Farnill
Sarah Farnill
Jane Farnill

Sources (10)

  • Dorothy Farnill, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Dorothy Lofthouse, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"
  • Dolly Lofthouse, "England, Yorkshire, Parish Registers, 1538-2016"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 May 1839Harrogate, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (6)


    Age 1

    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

    1821 · New Ouse Bridge Completed

    Age 7

    The original Ouse Bridge collapsed in 1154 under the weight of a crowd that was on it. In 1367, after the bridge had been replaced with stone and became the site of the first public toilets. In 1564-1565 the bridge was finally done being repaired. In 1810 and 1818 the bridge was dismantled to make way for a new Ouse Bridge design and completed in 1821.


    Age 16

    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Loftus 1.

    Americanized form of the Norwegian cognate Lofthus .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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